Prominent Virginia Newspaper Endorses Gary Johnson

The Richmond Times Dispatch endorsed Gary Johnson in an attempt to get him on the debate stage and propel his third party bid. In a statement, the Times said:
"Neither Donald Trump nor Hillary Clinton meets the fundamental moral and professional standards we have every right to expect of an American president...Fortunately, there is a reasonable -- and formidable -- alternative. More important, he's a man of good integrity, apparently normal ego and sound ideas" -Richmond Times Editorial
The Richmond Times has endorsed every Republican candidate in the last thirty years. Johnson currently is short of the 15% he needs to make the debates and is only at 10% with the debates 3 weeks away. He tweeted about the papers endorsement, saying:
The article also mentioned Johnson's ability to disrupt the binary political system, noting:
"If the Commission on Presidential Debates wants to perform a real service to its country, it will invite Gary Johnson onto the big stage...Why not take this chance to reject the binary choice between Clinton and Trump that was created by our two-party system" -Richmond Times

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